Poor Excel. When the history of twentieth and twenty-first-century technology is written, it will probably go down as the most maligned piece of software. The problem isn’t inherent to Excel itself though, quite the contrary.
Steven Jaffe founded Propdocs to create a better way for the commercial real estate industry to create, collaborate, negotiate and sign deals, and in this Q&A we dive deeper into his views on collaboration before, during and beyond the pandemic.
In part two of this Q&A, Steven Jaffe, founder of Propdocs, talks about his entrepreneurial journey. You can read part one here. Q: What has been your biggest challenge founding and launching Propdocs? Steven: On the surface, CRE is doing 'fine' without...
In part one of a two-part Q&A series, Steven Jaffe, CEO of Propdocs, talks about the benefits of bringing efficiency into the CRE industry.
When it comes to nurturing trust, it is clear that although trust between your team and trust with your negotiation counterparties are equally important, trust must start with you and your team.
Practically, trust implies that you do not have to ‘check’ work to ensure it was done properly. Of course, any work done by a person is open to human error, which is why proofreading contracts is so important.
Is it the case that too many cooks spoil the broth when it comes to CRE deals? Does an increased number of players involved in getting a deal across the line necessarily mean less efficiency, slower deal velocity, and time spent on closing an existing deal that could be used to work on lining up the next one?
Commercial real estate leasing deals can be complex, and take time and effort to get over the finish line. But this is not always due to the inherent nature of the deals because the actual terms of the deals can be extremely straightforward.
We partnered with Propmodo on this comprehensive report to speak with a number of leading leasing professionals from across the country, and explore the biggest challenges facing commercial brokers during the leasing transaction process, from LOI submission through close, and provide several recommendations and strategic approaches to mitigate them.
I've considered whether too many cooks spoil the real estate deal. And if fewer cooks resulted in a speedier, more efficient deal. Now I wonder, at the risk of over-extending this metaphor to breaking point, whether too many whisks, or the wrong type of whisk,...